The Pickleball Academy of Southwest Florida, based out of East Naples Community Park and home to the US Open Pickleball Championship, is the premiere training academy for pickleball lessons and activities of all ages and skill levels. From beginner to advanced clinics, to private and semi-private lessons; including destination camps, team building programs and tournaments throughout the year.

The complex in East Naples has 54 total courts for players of all skill levels. The Academy has 11 designated teaching courts, five of which are under sun cover, and numerous courts available for larger group programs. The stadium court has seating for 1200, perfect for tournaments and team building events.

The Academy offers weekly clinics, along with private and semi-private lessons and is open seven days a week.

Guests not participating in the Academy are welcome to join the pickleball action for drop in pickleball at two locations, East Naples Community Park and Veterans Park (North Naples). Collier county charges an annual fee of $50 per person per park ($75 for access to both parks) or a daily drop in fee of $5 dollars. During season, the pickleball courts have an average of 300 players daily, comprised of annual members and drop in guests. Courts are arranged by skill level.

The Collier County Pickleball Pro Shop is located at both locations and has all things pickleball. From paddles and clothing, to demo racquets and on the go snacks.

Join us for this fun-filled game for all ages!

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3500 Thomasson Drive, Suite 201
Naples FL 34112


Pickleball Academy: 239-963-9732

Pickleball For All: 239-963-9732

Pickleball Pro Shop: 239-778-8194

Southern Tropics Tournaments: 239-963-9732


Pickleball Enterprises
Jim Ludwig, Managing Partner

Pickleball Academy of Southwest Florida
Ryan Reader, Director of Operations